According to multiple reports, the Saints have signed offensive tackle Zach Strief to a five year deal that will most likely keep Strief in the Bayou for the remainder of his career.
Strief, who turned 30 last year, was rated as the top right tackle in all of football in 2013 by Pro Football Focus.
The move makes sense for both sides; Drew Brees is not getting any younger and the...
The New Orleans Saints officially announced that they have re-signed veteran RT Zach Strief to a five-year deal.
The #Saints and @ZachStrief have agreed to terms on a 5-year deal! pic.twitter.com/33piT9x4az
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) March 17, 2014
Strief, 30, is one of the best right tackles available in the free agent market. However, NFL teams have been reluctant to pay...
After the Jimmy Graham saga, what happens with right tackle Zach Strief becomes the biggest free agent story for the Saints.
Rated as the second best right tackle in the league by Pro Football Focus, it is essential that New Orleans finds a way to work out a deal with Strief to keep him in the Big Easy and solidify their offensive line.
We’ve discussed why it’s crucial for the...
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The agent for Saints RT Zach Strief, Ralph Cindrich, tells Mike Tripplet of ESPN.com that there is “mutual interest” a between the two sides regarding a new contract.
“There is a mutual interest to get something done on both sides, and we had a good meeting and discussions,” Cindrich said.
Tripplet believes the Saints would like to keep Strief as their starting right...
Coming off arguably his most dominant year to date, Zach Strief is set to make a substantial amount of money by testing the free agent market this off-season.
At 6-foot-7 and 320 lbs. Strief plays with the frame of a left tackle and the physical nature of a right tackle. He’s spent eight years in New Orleans after being drafted by the Saints in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL...
Mike Triplett of ESPN.com believes there is a “strong chance” impending free agent OT Zach Strief departs via free agency.
According to Triplett, Strief could “start at right tackle for just about any team in the league,” which means the Saints are very susceptible to losing him to a market-value contract.
To make matters worse for New Orleans, they are expected to be...
Saints right tackle Zach Strief recalls sadness consuming him when he saw the Superdome go dark during the Super Bowl.
Strief had settled permanently in New Orleans since being drafted by the Saints in 2006 - less than a year after Hurricane Katrina - and he understood the central role the rebuilt stadium had played in the city's regrowth.
''I didn't want the blackout...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2013
Larry Holder of CBS directed me (and probably you) to THIS ARTICLE on Pro Football Focus praising Saints' right tackle Zach Strief as a "secret superstar". The article didn't come as a huge surprise really, considering the grades he got for the season from both me and Pro Football Focus. Despite being under the radar and blasted as terrible on a nationally televised...
Saints lineman Zach Strief has found an unusual New Orleans restaurant where he can satisfy both his cravings for Creole cooking and his hunger to give back.
While Strief enjoys the restaurant's white beans and shrimp, it's no ordinary lunch spot in the Big Easy - known for famous eateries and fine Creole cuisine. It's a noon-profit restaurant established...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2011